The airlines suspending in-flight alcohol service

British Airways

British Airways will not suspend all alcohol sales, according to a spokesperson, but is also reworking its food and drink offer to reduce contact between passengers and crew.

The airline will roll out an “enhanced temporary catering proposition” from tomorrow (16 June), the spokesperson told db.

Customers travelling to a long haul destination will be offered pre-prepared meal boxes including dishes such as a salad, hot entrée or sandwich, and a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Snacks will also be available between meals.

Customers travelling in Club or Business class will also be able to enjoy a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks with a pre-prepared meal, and those travelling in economy will receive a complimentary snack and a bottle of water. BA’s hot towel service will not be available while the new measures are in place.

Alcohol will not be available to those flying in budget class (“Euro Traveller”) on short-haul flights.

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